Aesthetics of Everyday Life Conference

H42.1040

Sunday April 30, 2000

Department of Performance Studies

721 Broadway, 6th fl. Studio

 

 

8:30 Continental breakfast and welcome

9:00-9:45 Everyday/Holiday

Chair: LUCY NORRIS

MIA MILLER, The trick she turns: a daily production

HEIDI SPEAR, "Do you know how to say 'zero' in Chinese": How a shift in topical resource affects discourse

GLENN ETTMAN, The orange on the plate: the transformation of performativitiy in a Passover seder

Discussant: MITCHELL DAVIS

AMY SHAW

9:45-10:50 Food for Thought

Chair: JENNIFER McGREW

LUCY NORRIS, The welcome table

AMY E. SHAW, Extending the hearth

MITCHELL DAVIS, Variations on a theme: authenticity and class in the constructed dining environment

MARI TAKAMATSU, Bento in New York: Japanese cuisine as an intercommunication device

ALEXANDRA HUSTER and EDNA EPELBAUM, Le yuppie n'existe pas?

Discussant: LACEY TORGE

10:50-11:00 Coffee Break

 

11:00-12:00 Itineraries

Chair: GURUR ERTEM

TROY PUGMIRE, Class tensions in today's air travel

ANANDA MARTIN, In transit: urban itineraries on the M4

JOSE ENRIQUE KRAPP, The city, the playground

JESSICA HAMLIN, Signing the sidewalks: Transformations of the stencil signature

Discussant: DORITA HANNAH

LYNN SALLY

 

12:00-1:00 Lunch

 

1:00-200 Other Worlds

 

Chair: TROY PUGMIRE

LACEY TORGE, Parading preemies: Showcasing birth and medicine in the baby incubator sideshow

LYNN SALLY, Performing professions: Fighting firefighters and the ambivalence of the first urban folk heroes

KAREY DAVID, Locating the underground: Punk community in theory and practice

ELIZABETH K. HALE, "Touch me, Robert! Touch me!" Waiting in line for the Cure

SUSAN VISAKOWITZ, Where have all the punks gone? The transformation of St.Mark's Place, New York City

Discussant: JOSE ENRIQUE KRAPP

 

2:00-2:45 Art/Life

Chair: TIM FLINN

ANNE DRESSEN, PS1 or how a banal space became such a mythical artistic place=between alternative and mainstream

DORITA HANNAH, Flesh: Meat market/art market in New York City

AARON BEEBE, Participation in the self: The photo-events of Spencer Tunick

Discussant: JUAN SALAS

ANJA BEHM

 

2:45-3:00 Coffee Break

 

3:00-4:15 Contested Space

Chair: HEIDI SPEAR

GURUR ERTEM, Vending on the streets

ANJA BEHM, Green oasis/Gilbert's sculpture garden: Community gardens in the Lower East Side

ELIZABETH STULL, "I'll see you in court!": Spatial justice and communicating rights in a federal courtroom

TIM FLINN, The St. Patrick's Day Parade: Marching for respectability

Discussant: MIA MILLER

 

4:15-5:15 Consumption

Chair: EDNA EPELBAUM

TOBIAS TIMM, Shopping worlds

KATIE TSUI, The New Economy of fashion: A case study in New York City's NoLIta

JENNIFER McGREW, The Monastery: A virtual and vernacular interface into private space

JUAN SALAS, Electronic billboards in supermarket checkout lines

Discussant: AARON BEEBE

ANANDA MARTIN

 

5:15-6:00 Reception